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Senior Research Fellow, National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury

Dr Mathew Doidge is a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Canterbury’s National Centre for Research on Europe (New Zealand). His research interests include EU external relations, regionalism and interregionalism, development, the development policy of the EU, and Europe–Asia relations. He has taught at universities in Germany, the United Kingdom and New Zealand, focusing on development studies, and EU external relations.

Dr Doidge is currently participating in a range of EU-related research networks, including Jean Monnet networks on European Union-Asia Pacific Dialogue: Promoting European Integration and Mutual Knowledge Across Continents (EUNAP) led by the University of Deusto, and on Social and Scientific Innovation to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals led by RMIT. He is also leading a Jean Monnet Project: HUI-EU. His research has appeared in a range of journals, including the Journal of European Integration, the European Journal of Development Research, and the European Higher Education Review. He is the author of two books: The European Union and Interregionalism: Patterns of Engagement (Ashgate, 2011); and (with Martin Holland) Development Policy of the European Union (Palgrave, 2012).

Dr Doidge is a member of the Executive Committee of the European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ), and of the Editorial Board of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of European Studies (ANZJES).


  • 2010–present
    Senior Research Fellow, University of Canterbury


  • 2005 
    University of Canterbury, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • European Studies Association Australia and New Zealand (ESAANZ) - Executive Committee Member
  • Australia and New Zealand Journal of European Studies (ANZJES) - Editorial Board Member
  • European Union Studies Association of the Asia-Pacific (EUSA-Asia Pacific) - Member